12 September 2019

5:30 pm to 7:30 pm


Academy Xi, Level 3/45 Exhibition St, Melbourne

Event description

More than a pin drop icon on a page, location data is often used by businesses to enhance their website or app functionality. Location data can also be helpful in hackathon projects and in developing technologies used by governments and social enterprises.

So how can you maximise the benefits that stem from location data?

At our workshop, The power of location data: How to retrieve and use it, we’ll explore:

  • How to add maps onto a website using HERE maps API for Javascript
  • How to develop web application enabling delivery services
  • Routing, geofencing, and other useful location skills

What’ll you need:

  • A laptop

There is no coding experience required! Anyone can come along and work with digital maps.


Sam Amirebrahimi

Developer Relations for Here Technologies

Sam is the Developer Relations and Community Engagement Lead for Here Technologies in Oceania. With a software engineering background and over 10 years of experience in the spatial industry, Sam is passionate about marrying the power of location with other state-of-the-art technologies to deliver innovative solutions and address challenging needs across various sectors.

Presented by HERE Technologies

HERE Technologies, the Open Location Platform company, enables people, businesses and cities to harness the power of location. By making sense of the world through the lens of location we empower our customers to achieve better outcomes - from helping a city manage its infrastructure or a business optimize its assets to guiding drivers to their destination safely.

In partnership with Hackathons Australia

HACKATHONS AUSTRALIA has one purpose: to activate purposeful innovation in Australia. We’re a community for hackathon organisers, participants, sponsors, partners and government to connect, empower and grow the hackathon community and accelerate a culture of innovation in Australia.

Dates and fees


12 September 2019

5:30 pm ~ 7:30 pm



Academy Xi,
Level 3/45 Exhibition St,

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